Material Kit Ghost
How to use and install this theme?
Material Kit Ghost is a theme created for Ghost - an open source headless Node.js CMS and thus you need it before using this theme.
You can find more information about installing Ghost here.
Install Material Kit Ghost
Once you finished setting up your website it's time for the big step. Head over to your admin panel by typing
You should now be able to see your admin panel. Choose 'Design' scroll down and click on 'Upload a theme'. Now all you have to do is to drag and drop the .zip file you've downloaded from Creative Tim.
Using our theme as a kickstarter for your own theme?
Some developers may choose to use our theme as a starting project for their own projects. Doing this isn't hard but requires the understanding of Handlebars - a simple templating language Ghost uses, and a basic of understanding HTML, CSS and JS.
We also recommend checking out Ghost's documentation.
The main files are:
default.hbs- The parent template file, which includes your global header/footer
index.hbs- The main template to generate a list of posts, usually the home page
post.hbs- The template used to render individual posts
page.hbs- Used for individual pages
tag.hbs- Used for tag archives, eg. "all posts tagged with
author.hbs- Used for author archives, eg. "all posts written by Jamie"
One neat trick is that you can also create custom one-off templates by adding the slug of a page to a template file. For example:
page-about.hbs- Custom template for an
tag-news.hbs- Custom template for
author-ali.hbs- Custom template for
Material Kit Ghost styles are compiled using Gulp/PostCSS to polyfill future CSS spec. You'll need Node, Yarn (or NPM) and Gulp installed globally. After that, from the theme's root directory:
# install dependencies yarn install # run development server yarn dev == or == gulp
Now you can edit
/assets/css/ files, which will be compiled to
zip Gulp task packages the theme files into
dist/<theme-name>.zip, which you can then upload to your site.
# create .zip file yarn zip
PostCSS Features Used
- Autoprefixer - Don't worry about writing browser prefixes of any kind, it's all done automatically with support for the latest 2 major versions of every browser.
- Variables - Simple pure CSS variables
- Color Function
Copyright & License
Copyright (c) 2020 Creative Tim.